Bradley Brown, of Buchanan

Published 9:30 am Wednesday, October 14, 2015

March 25, 1959 — Oct. 12, 2015

Bradley Brown, 56, of Buchanan, Michigan, passed away Monday, Oct. 12, 2015. Bradley was born on March 25, 1959, in Sturgis, Michigan to the late Buster and Jacquelyn (Tooley) Brown.

Bradley Brown

Bradley Brown

Bradley is survived by his companion, Michelle Renee Franklin of Buchanan; his children, Ashley Emmans of Buchanan, Michigan; Gary Franklin of Grand Rapids, Michigan; Ryan Brown of Tennessee; Andy Brown of Wisconsin; and Molly and Katie Brown, both of South Bend; and his sister, Laura Booth of West Palm Beach, FL. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Penny Krebs and his brother, Timothy Brown.

Bradley graduated from Sturgis high school, Sturgis, MI, in 1977. He was a member of the Buchanan Moose Lodge #449 and a member of the Local #364 Teamsters Union. Bradley was employed by Fanio Trucking in North Liberty, Indiana.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015 at Palmer Funeral Home – Hickey Chapel, 17131 Cleveland Road, South Bend, Indiana. Rev. Bob Vale will officiate. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to services on Thursday at the funeral home.

Contributions in memory of Bradley may be made to the family c/o Palmer Funeral Home – Hickey Chapel. Online condolences may be left at